Environmental Toxicology Seminar Series


If you are interested in hosting or inviting a speaker for one of our upcoming seminars, please click on the link below for availability. 


Fall 2022 seminars availability and openings


Spring Quarter 2022

Spring seminar presentations will take place virtually and in-person to accommodate the continued challenges presented by the ongoing pandemic. 


Wednesday, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Riverside Campus | Winston Chung Hall | Room 142 Contact:;


March 30

“New contaminants of emerging concern (CECs): Analysis and occurrence in Southern California”
Wayne Lao, SCCWRP, Costa Mesa, CA

Host: Jay Gan


April 6

George Cobb, Professor Baylor University

Host: Jay Gan/Dan Schlenk


April 13

“Epigenetic Mechanisms of Cell Fate Decisions” 

Host: Sihem Cheloufi, Biochemistry Department, UCR


April 20

“Impacts of chemicals of emerging concern found in recycled wastewater on plant diseases and soil microbiomes”

Host: Emma Gachomo


April 27

Prof. Jordan Craigo Texas Tech

Host: Nicole Dennis/Jay Gan


May 4

Ulrike Luderer, MD, PhD, MPH
Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, UC Irvine

Host: Wenwan Zhong


May 11

Prof. Todd Anderson
Texas Tech

Host: Nicole Dennis/Jay Gan


May 25

Dr. Sonia Poonamjot Deol, Microbiology/Plant Pathology, UCR

Host: Frances Sladek


June 1

Dr. Scott Coffin, Research Scientist, California State Water Resources Control Board, Sacramento, CA

Host: Sasha Karapetrova/Jay Gan


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